James Royce

Male18 December 1748–27 February 1827

Brief Life History of James

When James Royce was born on 18 December 1748, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, James Royce, was 37 and his mother, Merriam Munson, was 28. He married Mary Tyler on 5 August 1771, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 27 February 1827, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Royce
1748–1827
Mary Tyler
1750–1834
Marriage: 5 August 1771
Miriam Roys
1771–1831
Nehemiah Royce
1773–1831
Laura Rice
1775–1859
Ambrose Rice
1777–1810
Rev Sedgwick Rice
1780–1841
Mary Royce
1782–1859
James Rice
1785–1875
Capt Joel Royce
1787–1828
Henrietta Rice
1791–1818
Sylvester Rice
1793–1820

Sources (20)

  • James Roys, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • James Rice, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • James Rice, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 August 1771Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)

    1776

    Age 28

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 33

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    1789

    Age 41

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rose .

    Americanized form of German Reuss .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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